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The evolution of outdoor dining in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com When it’s not 90 degrees with 75 percent humidity and when people aren’t sprinting for cover in an impromptu thunderstorm,...

Our View: E-scooters and safety are contradictions

The kindest phrase we can find to describe the city’s transportation philosophy – which purportedly prioritizes safety – is “wildly contradictory.” The schizophrenic approach to...

Events: Celebrate summer in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com With Memorial Day in the rear-view mirror, summer is coming in hot. Each year, summer in Alexandria brings a collection...

Your Views: E-scooters are good for Alexandria

To the editor: There is not a mode of transportation I don’t love. I own a car, often commute on a bicycle and have Metro...

Your Views: Patrick Henry treatment is unfair

To the editor: This is in response to your April 11 editorial, “Space for a swing,” in support of the Alexandria School Board’s decision to...

Our View: A step in the right direction

City council’s decision to compromise on seating at the Del Ray Gardens restaurant at Saturday’s public hearing was the right decision, even if the...

Del Ray couple opens floral design business

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Husband-and-wife duo Mark and Amy Eggers grew a small business out of their mutual love for plants and their long...

Council approves Del Ray Gardens

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City council approved a special use permit for a combination of 100 indoor and outdoor seats at the Del Ray...

Photos: Renée Adams leads Del Ray poetry walk

Renée Adams, the creator and curator of a Del Ray poetry fence, led a poetry walk down Mount Vernon Avenue on April 6. During...

Renée Adams celebrates 10 years of her Del Ray poetry fence

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com To know Renée Adams is to know her love of poetry, and in Del Ray, her name is inextricably linked...